April 3, 2014
Mushroom grower and consultant Joop Verweij from Middelaar, The Netherlands, passed away on 25 March, 2014.
Born in 1941, Joop worked his whole life in the mushroom business. First as a grower, for 23 years, and later, for 27 years, as a consultant for Amycel in Europe. He will be missed by his family and many in the industry who came to know him.
On this picture, Joop is standing between John Kidder (l) and Hubert Hay (r) from Amycel, at the Mushroom Days 2006, where he retired from the industry.